The article ‘The role of nutrition in pregnancy’ by Dr Anne Clark published in the December 2015 issue of Medicine Today (pages 16 to 22) contained an error. In Table 1 ‘NHMRC recommendations of nutrient levels for pregnant women in Australia’, the entry under ‘recommended levels for Australian women’ and ‘haemoglobin’ should have read: >110 g/L.

A corrected version of the article is available as a pdf on the Medicine Today website (

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